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Re: Reiserfs and shlibs

On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 02:22:21PM -0600, David Starner wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 06, 1999 at 02:58:37PM -0500, Vaidhyanathan Mayilrangam wrote:
> > If you ever get the error during lintian :
> > ldconfig-symlink-before-shlib-in-deb 
> > 
> > it could be because of reiserfs.
> Isn't this a bug in something? Packages should build on any reasonable Unix file system.

Yes.  The recommended way of ordering shared library packages is a
horrible hack that just caught up with us :)  (It assumes that the
order in which files are created is the order in which they will
appear in a directory listing.)

I think this can be fixed in dpkg-dev.

Richard Braakman

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